[Last Updated July 2023]
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1. What is a Cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Software on your device, for example a web browser, stores the cookies and sends them back to a website the next time that you visit. Cookies enable websites to recognize your device and preferences, and provide information to the owners of sites which can be used to improve your online experience.
You can find out more information about cookies and similar technologies at www.aboutcookies.org
2. What type of Cookies do we use?
Functional and Required Cookies
Some necessary cookies that help operate the core functions of our website, so that you may move around it and use its features. Your consent is not required for these cookies, although you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your own device or browser (See section 4 below).
To the extent that we process “personal data” using these essential cookies, we do so on the basis of our legitimate interests to provide a website for visitors to use and to promote our business.
Analytics and Performance Cookies
With your consent (see section 3 below), our entrusted third party partners use analytics and performance cookies to collect information on our behalf about how visitors interact with our website. These cookies are either required to help us improve our service or in-part assist in us delivering the service you’d expect or associate your session with one of our analytics partners which in turn helps us understand how you use our services. An example is Google Analytics, who track your use of our website in order to provide us with analysis reports etc; which in turn help us improve our website. Cookies set by other sites and companies (ie. third parties) can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.
ORCA analyses any data in a de-personalized form.
Analytics cookies help us to understand things like traffic sources, numbers of unique visitors and so on, and are used by us for statistical analysis purposes. Analytics and Performance cookies may accordingly collect information including:
- Information about your browser, network, and device
- Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website
- Your IP address
This information may also include details about your use of this website, including:
- Internal links
- Pages visited
Rejecting our analytics and performance cookies will prevent us from collecting the data described above to improve our site for you and other visitors. The performance and functionality of our site will not be affected.
3. Obtaining your consent for using Cookies
When first visiting our website, you will be presented with a cookie banner inviting you to accept all cookies, deny all non-essential cookies, or change your preferences.
If you click “Deny” or decline to click a button in the cookie banner, then only Functional and Required Cookies will be used. Your consent is not required to install the Functional and Required Cookies described above. Analytics and Performance Cookies will not be used.
If you click “Accept all cookies”, then we understand this to mean that you consent to the use of Functional and Required Cookies and Analytics and Performance Cookies. Our website will only set Analytics and Performance Cookies where you have provided us with your consent to do so by choosing “Accept all cookies”.
4. How to manage Cookies using your browser
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
5. Useful Links
If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:
If you would like to contact us about cookies, please email email@example.com